REEL CHAT 52.0 – 2016 OSCARS SPECIAL

DiCaprio wins as Spotlight shocks and Mad Max: Fury Road scorches the competition! Welcome to Episode 52 of “Reel Chat” – the podcast that promises week in / week out, the “Reel World as we know it.” This week the “Reel Chat” team brings you the “2016 Oscars Post-Show Roundtable Special.” Your host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, Stuart Wilson, Matthew O’Neill and James Hazelden (yes, 5 of us!) to look in detail at every film fan’s night of nights. But do people actually have any interest in it anymore? What did everybody think about the “Big… More…

REEL CHAT 51.0 – BATMAN BEGINS (2005)

The legend begins! Welcome to Episode 51 of Reel Chat – a podcast that’s making it’s long anticipated return after a 2 month hiatus. It’s great to be back and the guys can’t wait to get stuck into what will be a very exciting year of podcasting and cinema in 2016. Your host Adam Stolfo is joined by returning co-host Brose Avard, Andrew McCaskill and huge Batman fan Roddy Avard to discuss the first entry in Christopher Nolan’s all encompassing Dark Knight Trilogy – 2005’s “Batman Begins.” With a lot of geek love and hot anticipation for the upcoming release of… More…

REEL CHAT 50.0 – STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (2015)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to our milestone Episode 50 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” To celebrate and mark this momentous occasion, your host Adam Stolfo is joined by an extended team of co-host Brose Avard, Andrew McCaskill, Stuart Wilson and returning special guests James Hazelden and Jade Goodge (aka: Janis Malicious) to dive head first into their most ambitious and exciting review yet. Today “Reel Chat” discusses 2015’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” – the newest installment in the… More…

REEL CHAT’S 50TH EPISODE RECORDING – STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – LIVE ON PERISCOPE TONIGHT!

This is for all you tech-savvy and Periscope loving Reel Chat fans out there. In celebration of their milestone 50th episode, the team will tonight be doing a recording of their review of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on Periscope – live from Junie Moon’s cafe in West Melbourne. Log in to Periscope on your smart phones or tablets and look for Reel Chat’s Twitter feed, which will be called “Star Wars The Force Awakens – Reel Chat 50th Episode” in the listing of broadcasts live from Melbourne, Australia. The broadcast will most likely start around 7:00 pm – 7:30pm AEDT (Australian… More…

REEL CHAT 49.0 – STAR WARS EPISODE III – REVENGE OF THE SITH (2005)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to Episode 49 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, the returning multi-talented musician and writer James Hazelden, as well as special guest (singer, songwriter and doctor) Jade Goodge (Janis Malicious) to delve deep into the final installment of the much maligned Star Wars prequel trilogy – 2005’s “Star Wars Episode III – Revenge Of The Sith.”  There seems to… More…

REEL CHAT 48.0 – STAR WARS EPISODE II – ATTACK OF THE CLONES (2002)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to Episode 48 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, the returning multi-talented musician and writer James Hazelden, as well as special guest (and up and coming stand-up comic) Simon Cumming to delve deep into the single most appalling “love story” to ever be put to celluloid (oh wait… it’s all completely digital this time around). Today Reel… More…

REEL CHAT 47.0 – STAR WARS EPISODE I – THE PHANTOM MENACE (1999)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to Episode 47 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this very special (and extended) episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard and special guests Warwick Holt – writer, web producer and documentary filmmaker, as well as the returning multi-talented musician and writer James Hazelden to break down the single most maligned entry in the all conquering “Star Wars” universe – 1999’s “Star Wars Episode I… More…

REEL CHAT 46.0 – A BUG’S LIFE (1998)

An epic of miniature proportions! Welcome to Episode 46 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this second episode of our “Pixar” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined as usual by co-host (and animation fan) Brose Avard, regular guest Stuart Wilson, and special guest writer / musician / performer James Hazelden, to look at Pixar’s second feature-length computer generated film – 1998’s “A Bug’s Life.” After the critically and commercially successful “Toy Story” in 1995 – the film that proved without doubt that high quality computer… More…

REEL CHAT 45.0 – STAR WARS EPISODE VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983)

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. Welcome to Episode 45 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this very special (and extended) episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, Andrew McCaskill and special guest Gerard McCullough (the head writer for The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, and who’s also written for Rove, The Project, Before The Game, Full Frontal and Dirty Laundry Live) to dive head first into their most ambitious and most intimidating review yet. Today “Reel… More…

REEL CHAT 44.0 – THE EVIL DEAD (1981)

The ultimate experience in grueling terror! Welcome to Episode 44 of “Reel Chat” – a podcast that guarantees week in, week out – the “Reel world as we know it.” On this episode of our “Vintage Vault” retrospective series, host Adam Stolfo is joined by co-host Brose Avard, horror expert Matthew O’Neill and eighties love-child Michael Hadjion to dissect 1981’s low-budget cult horror classic – “The Evil Dead” – the satisfying first chapter in the awesomely gruesome (and equally hilarious) Evil Dead saga that’s currently being re-explored and expanded upon in the all-new 2015 television series “Ash VS Evil Dead.” Not… More…